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                         Sunday Bloody Sunday - U2
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Tabbed by: Dan
Email: DrNo4567@yahoo.com

Tune down 1/2 step
1=Eb 4=Db                        ()= harmonic
2=Bb 5=Ab                         p= pull off
3=Gb 6=Eb                         x= deadnote


                (My vocals are  off at times)
[Intro/Riff A]  (Listen to the song for exact timing) Moderately d = 100
   
    Bm     D        G6               Bm         D       G6
e|-----2--------2--------0--------0--------2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g|-4-------2---------0-------0--------4---------2--------0-------0--------4-|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                          Yeah!          Hmm      hmm, mm.
  
  Bm                   D                     G6
e|-----2--------2--------0--------0--------2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g|---------2---------0-------0--------4---------2--------0-------0--------4-|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
        I   can't believe   the news       today
 
  Bm               D                  G6
e|-----2--------2--------0--------0--------2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g|---------2---------0-------0--------4---------2--------0-------0----------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     oh, I  can't  close my eyes and   make it  go  a-way


[Verse 1]

    D                               Em                       D
e|--2--------2--2--2--2--2--2---0-------0----------0------------2---------2-|
b|--3--------3--3--3--3--3--3---0-------0----------0------------3---------3-|
g|--2--------2--2--2--2--2--2---0-------0----------0------------2---------2-|
d|--0--------0--0--0--0--0--0---2-------2----------2------------0---------0-|
a|------------------------------2-------2----------2------------------------|
e|------------------------------0-------0----------0------------------------|
     how long,                how long must we sing this song? how long, how

   Em 
e|--0--------0------------------0-----0--0--0--0--0-------0--0--0--0--0--0--|
b|--0--------0------------------0-----0--0--0--0--0-------0--0--0--0--0--0--|
g|--0--------0------------------0-----0--0--0--0--0-------0--0--0--0--0--0--|
d|--2--------2------------------2-----2--2--2--2--2-------2--2--2--2--2--2--|
a|--2--------2------------------2-----2--2--2--2--2-------2--2--2--2--2--2--|
e|--0--------0------------------0-----0--0--0--0--0-------0--0--0--0--0--0--|
   long?                                               'Cause     to    -


[Rhy. Fig 1 w/slight dist.]
  
   B5             D5                G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 night                              we can      be  as  one         to  -

   B5            G                     B5                 D5
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 night!

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
       Broken    bottles  under       children's        feet 
  

[Riff A]   
  
 Bm     D        G6               Bm         D       G6
e|-----2--------2--------0--------0--------2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g|-4-------2---------0-------0--------4---------2--------0-------0--------4-|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 bodies strewn across the dead-end street, but i won't heed the battle call

                                       [Chorus]
   Bm     D        G6               Bm         D       G6
e|-----2--------2--------0--------0--|-----2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g|---------2---------0-------0-------|4---------2--------0-------0--------4-|
d|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
a|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
 it puts my back up,                |      Sunday Bloody Sunday 
   puts my back up against the wall        
    
    Bm    D        G6                  [Harmonics]       w/bar......
e|-----2--------2--------0--------0---|-------------------------------------|
b|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3-|------------------------------(7)----|
g|---------2---------0-------0--------|---------(7)-------(5)---------------|
d|------------------------------------|----(7)------------------------------|
a|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
e|------------------------------------|-------------------------------------|
  Sunday Bloody Sunday                            Sunday Bloody Sunday

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-------------------------------(7)----------------------------------------|
g|---------(7)-------(5)-------------(7)-----------x-x-x-x-x-x-x------------|
d|----(7)------------------------------------------x-x-x-x-x-x-x------------|
a|-------------------------------------------------x-x-x-x-x-x-x------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                           Oh let's go!

[Interlude w/Rhy.Fig 1]

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
      And        the    battle's     just    begun


[Riff A]

   Bm     D        G6               Bm         D       G6
e|-----2--------2--------0--------0--------2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g|-4-------2---------0-------0--------4---------2--------0-------0----------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 There's many lost, but tell me who | The trenches dug within our hearts
 has won?
                                      [Chorus]
   Bm     D        G6               Bm         D       G6
e|-----2--------2--------0--------0--|-----2--------2--------0--------0-----|
b|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3---|
g|-4-------2---------0-------0-------|4---------2--------0-------0----------|
d|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
a|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
e|-----------------------------------|--------------------------------------|
   and mother's children, brothers  |   
Sunday Bloody Sunday
    sisters torn apart         
                                               D
e|-----2--------2--------0--------0------|------2---------------------------|
b|---3---3----3---3----3---3----3---3----|------3---------------------------|
g|-4-------2---------0-------0-----------|------2---------------------------|
d|---------------------------------------|------0---------------------------|
a|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
e|---------------------------------------|----------------------------------|
   Sunday Bloody Sunday                            how long

    Em                             D
e|---0------------------------------2------------0--------------------------|
b|---0------------------------------3------------0--------------------------|
g|---0------------------------------2------------0--------------------------|
d|---2------------------------------0------------2--------------------------|
a|---2-------------------------------------------2--------------------------|
e|---0-------------------------------------------0--------------------------|
   how long must we sing this song?   how long   how long?    'cause to  -


[Rhy.Fig 1]

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 night                              we can  be  as  one   tonight!

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
          
   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
tonight,                     tonight
  (Bkgd. Vocal)     Sunday   Bloody       Sunday

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
tonight,                                        tonight      Oh let's go!
  (Bkgd. Vocal)     Sunday   Bloody       Sunday


[Guitar Solo]

  (B5)               (D5)               (G)
e|--12p10-10-10-12-12-12p10-10-10-------------------------------------------|
b|---0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--12-12-12p10-10-10--12-12-12p10-10-10-----|
g|----------------------------------0--0--0-----0--0---0--0--0-----0--0-----|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

       (B5)              (D5)                (G)
e|-12-12-12p10-10-10-12-12-12p10-10-10--------------------------------------|
b|--0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0--12-12-12p10-10-10-12-12-12p10-10-10-|
g|---------------------------------------0--0--0-----0--0--0--0--0-----0--0-|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

[]=tricky spot

  (B5)                (D5)                (G)
e|--0--0--0---0--0---0-0-0---0-0-0---0-0-0--0--0-0---0-0-0---0--0--0-0-0----|
b|-10-10-10---8--8---7-7-7---5-5-5---3-3-3-[5]-3-3---2-2-2--[3]-2--0-0-0----|
g|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

 (B5)       (D5)        (G)                                            (D5)
e|-0-0-0-0--0-0--0-0-0--0-0---0--0--0---0--0--0---0--0--0---0---0---0---0---|
b|-0-3-3-3--5-5--7-7-7--8-8--10-10-10--12-12-12--15-15-15--14--10--12--12---|
g|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

                           B5        D5            G
   (G)           [Scratching, listen for how it's played]...................
e|---0----------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-(12)---------------------------------------------------------------------|
g|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
         Wipe the tears from your eyes                     Wipe the tears

   B5         D5      G                                    B5     D5
  ..........................................................................
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     a - way                                I'll wipe your tears    a - way

  G                           B5                 D5
 .........................................................................
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
    I'll wipe   your      tears            a  - way
  (Bkgd. Vocals)                             Sun - day,   Blood - y    Sun -

   G                       B5                D5                    G
 ..........................................................[Scratching Ends]
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
g|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
d|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     I'll wipe  your  blood  -  shot         eyes
 day                                  Sun  -  day,  blood - y   Sun  -  day


[Harmonics]

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|---------------------------------------------(7)--------------------------|
g|---(7)-----------------(5)--------------------------(7)-------------------|
d|--------(7)---------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                               
Sun - day   blood - y   Sun (Bkgd. Vocals)Sun - day    blood - y  Sun  -  day

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|------------------------------------------(7)-----------------------------|
g|--------(7)--------------(5)--------------------7)------------------------|
d|---(7)--------------------------------------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
       -   day                                     Ah.  

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|------------------------------------------------------(7)-----------------|
g|---(7)---------------------(5)-----------------------------(7)------------|
d|--------(7)---------------------(5)---------------------------------------|
a|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
                                                               Sun - day  
               Sun - day         blood - y           Sun  -  day     

e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-------------------------------------------(7)----------------------------|
g|---------------------(7)----------(5)-----------(7)------x-x-x-x-x-x------|
d|----------------(7)--------------------------------------x-x-x-x-x-x------|
a|---------------------------------------------------------x-x-x-x-x-x------|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
 blood - y   Sun  -  day                      Ah.   Yeah.  let's  go!


[Violin Solo] use Rhy. Fig 1

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|


[Verse 2, Rhy. Fig 1]

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------       
And  it's  true   we     are     im - mune      

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
       when  fact is fic - tion  and T - V  re - al - i - ty
  
 B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
         And   to - day    the    mil - lions  cry
 (Bkgd. Vocals)Sun - day blood - y   Sun   -  day

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  we eat and drink   while to    - mor - row   they   die
    Sun - day    blood - y  Sun     -       day

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   The  real  bat - tle  just     be - gun
   Sun - day     blood - y      Sun   -     day

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
   to  claim  the  vic  -  t'ry  Je - sus  won
        Sun - day         blood - y  Sun   -    day

     B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
  on                                       Sun   -    day
                 Sun  -  day   blood - y   Sun   -   day

   B5             D5                   G
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
b|-----------------------------------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
g|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
d|--4-4-4-4-4------7-7-7-7-7---------12-12-12-12-12------12-12-12-12-12-----|
a|--2-2-2-2-2------5-5-5-5-5---------10-10-10-10-10------10-10-10-10-10-----|
e|--------------------------------------------------------------------------|
     Sun - day  blood - y   Sun  -  day
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justin_fraser wrote on May 2 2006, 05:15 pm

Amazing tab!! Keep it up!!!

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jonny and tom wrote on May 22 2006, 02:11 pm

almost perfect!

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Repitition wrote on May 23 2006, 05:16 am

The Riff has muted notes in it.

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